How To Poach Chicken Breast

G-FREE FOODIE

Poached chicken breast is a delicious and healthy option for all of my fellow G-Free Foodies out there. It's also a great way to avoid dry, rubbery chicken that can be a common issue when cooking chicken breast. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to poach chicken breast that will always be a crowd pleaser!

Before we dive into the step-by-step guide, let's talk about why poached chicken breast is a healthy choice. First and foremost, it's a low-fat option. Unlike fried chicken, which is cooked in oil or fat, poached chicken is cooked in water. This means that you're not adding any extra fat to the chicken, making it a healthy option for those looking to watch their fat intake.

What are the health benefits of poached chicken?

Poached chicken is chicken that is cooked in a simmering liquid, typically water or broth. Unlike other cooking methods, such as grilling or roasting, poaching is a gentle method that helps to keep the chicken moist and tender. The cooking liquid, which is often seasoned, can also add flavor to the chicken.

What is poached chicken?

There are several reasons why you should try poached chicken breast. Here are a few:

Why poach chicken breasts?

 HEALTHY

QUICK & EASY

 VERSATILE

GLUTEN-FREE

How to poach chicken breast: ingredients

Chicken breast, boneless and skinless

Salt

Bay leaf

Garlic

Fresh or dried herbs